[GLLUG] Strange clock behavior

Alistair Mann al at pectw.net
Sun Dec 30 13:29:36 UTC 2018

On 30/12/2018 12:51, Chris Bell via GLLUG wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a computer running fully updated KDE on Debian Stretch 24/7 with top
> showing over 99% idle yet the onscreen clock is stopping at random for minutes
> at a time, with seconds sometimes jumping backwards and forwards. Is anyone
> else seeing this, or can anyone suggest the cause, (perhaps a failing BIOS
> battery)?

If you make use of the computer (eg, typing, surfing etc) does it 
improve? If so my suspicion would include power-savingfeatures both of 
the OS, and within BIOS/UEFI; if not then I'd stroke my beard at ntp.

Best wishes all
Alistair Mann

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